Monthly Archives: August 2012

2012-2013 Leica Akademie workshops

There is a new 2012-2013 Leica Akademie workshops schedule for North America. The new destinations are Chilean Patagonia, Big Sur & Monterey in California and Santa Fe and Taos in New Mexico. The price of the workshops varies from $2,499 to $7,725. Full list of all Leica Akademie classes can be found here.

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M-Stedi grip for Leica M cameras

M-Stedi is a new type of gripping device made for Leica M cameras that installs on the strap ring: Fits every Leica M Camera from M1 to M9. It is easy to fit, no tools are required. Modular concept specially for Leica cameras. It enables relaxed shooting by resting comfortably in the shooting hand which in turn […]

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Camera Raw 7.2 release candidate now available with support for eight Leica lenses

Adobe announced Camera Raw 7.2 release candidate with support for eight Leica S and M lenses: Lens Mount Lens Name Leica LEICA APO-SUMMICRON-M 50 mm f/2 ASPH. Leica LEICA APO MACRO SUMMARIT-S 120 mm f/2.5 (CS) Leica LEICA ELMARIT-S 30 mm f/2.8 ASPH. (CS) Leica LEICA SUMMARIT-S 35 mm f/2.5 ASPH. (CS) Leica LEICA SUMMARIT-S […]

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Leica related news/links

Pursuit of perfection: Hand-crafting a Leica lens. The $2 million Leica lens you’ll never get to see. Using Fujifilm X-Pro1 with Leica 21 & 35mm lenses. Erwin Puts published an article on the new Leica M Monochrom. Leica M Monochrom camera begins shipping in the United States. More Leica Monochrom samples from DC.Watch.

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Leica M9, M9-P now also on sale at Adorama

Adorama now also has the Leica M9/M9-P discounts (up to $1000 depending on the model) on their website. You have to add the camera to your cart in order to see the discounted price: Update: Now B&H also has the new pricing.

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This iPhone app simulates Leica rangefinder

   The iPhone app ViewFinder Classic ($0.99) recreates the experience of a Leica rangefinder camera on the iPhone. The application features a full-screen viewfinder with a set of frame lines for the classic 35mm and 50mm focal lengths. It offers a minimalist interface, with a shutter and an exposure setting button.

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Leica Camera is an official partner of the St. Moritz Art Masters 2012

   Solms, Germany (ots) – St. Moritz Art Masters is a unique and exclusive art and cultural festival. Leica and is also an official partner and is involved in photography in various fields: from exhibitions on photography workshops and to the promotion of young photographers who present during the St. Moritz Art Masters their shots. […]

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Leica M10 speculations

After the latest M9/M9-P price reduction and the upcoming Leica event in Cologne, we are definitely getting closer to the Leica M10 announcement. In addition to the first M10 spy shots, I recently received two additional images:     Here is a mockup on how I think the M10 will look based on the above spy shots – the body will […]

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